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Matt Dillon's successful film career has spanned over three decades and has showcased his wide range of dramatic and comedic talents. Dillon displayed his versatility with an arresting performance co-starring as a racist cop in the critically acclaimed Paul Haggis film Crash. This role earned him nominations for an Academy award, Golden Globe ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 20 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Crash
Crash Officer Ryan
(2004)
Drugstore Cowboy
(1989)
Wild Things
Wild Things Sam Lombardo
(1998)

Filmography

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 2017 Going in Style
FBI Agent Arlen Hamer
 2016 Rock Dog
Trey (voice)
 2015 Wayward Pines (TV Series)
Ethan Burke
- Cycle (2015) ... Ethan Burke
- A Reckoning (2015) ... Ethan Burke
- The Friendliest Place on Earth (2015) ... Ethan Burke
- Betrayal (2015) ... Ethan Burke
- Choices (2015) ... Ethan Burke
 2014 Bad Country
Jesse Weiland
 2013 The Art of the Steal
Nicky Calhoun
 2013 Pawn Shop Chronicles
Richard
 2013 Sunlight Jr.
Richie
 2012 Girl Most Likely
George / The Bousche
 2011 Fish Gun (Short)
 2011 Modern Family (TV Series)
Robbie Sullivan
- Princess Party (2011) ... Robbie Sullivan
 2010 Takers
Jack Welles
 2009 Armored
Mike Cochrane
 2009/I Old Dogs
Barry
 2008/I Nothing But the Truth
Patton Dubois
 2007 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Louie
- Midnight Towboy (2007) ... Louie (voice)
 2006 You, Me and Dupree
Carl
 2005 Herbie Fully Loaded
Trip Murphy
 2005 Factotum
Hank Chinaski
 2005 Loverboy
Mark
 2004/I Crash
Officer Ryan
 2004 Employee of the Month
David Walsh
 2002 City of Ghosts
Jimmy
 2002 Deuces Wild
Fritzy
 2001 One Night at McCool's
Randy
 1999 Madonna: The Video Collection 93:99 (Video)
Detective (segment "Bad Girl")
 1998 Wild Things
Sam Lombardo
 1997 In & Out
Cameron Drake
 1996 Albino Alligator
Dova
 1996 Grace of My Heart
Jay Phillips
 1996 Beautiful Girls
Tommy 'Birdman' Rowland
 1995 Frankie Starlight
Terry Klout
 1995 To Die For
Larry Maretto
 1993 Mr. Wonderful
Gus
 1993 Golden Gate
Agent Kevin David Walker
 1993 Madonna: Bad Girl (Video short)
Detective (uncredited)
 1992 Singles
Cliff Poncier
 1991 Women & Men 2: In Love There Are No Rules (TV Movie)
Eddie Megeffin
 1991 A Kiss Before Dying
Jonathan Corliss
 1989 Drugstore Cowboy
Bob
 1989 Bloodhounds of Broadway
Regret
 1988 Kansas
Doyle Kennedy
 1987 Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (TV Movie documentary)
Mike (voice, unconfirmed)
 1987 The Big Town
J.C. Cullen
 1986 Native Son
Jan
 1985 Rebel
Rebel
 1985 Target
Chris Lloyd / Derek Potter
 1984 The Flamingo Kid
Jeffrey Willis
 1983 Rumble Fish
Rusty James
 1983 The Outsiders
Dallas Winston
 1982 Tex
Tex McCormick
 1982 Liar's Moon
Jack Duncan
 1980 My Bodyguard
Moody
 1980 Little Darlings
Randy
 1979 Over the Edge
Richie
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Appeared in the music video of "Fairytale Of New York", by the Irish folk-punk band The Pogues, playing a cop who escorts lead singer 'Shane MacGowan' into the drunk tank. See more »

Publicity Listings:

11 Interviews | 8 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 24 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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There were certain perceptions that people had of me, you know...'He's dumb,' or 'he's just got a pretty face,' or 'he's a thug,' or 'he can only do one thing.' I'm not so concerned with that now. Longevity's what it's about. See more »

Trivia:

Attended the Ischia Global Film & Music Fest 2008 in Italy. See more »

Trademark:

Dark brown hair See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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